Edgar Henriques weds Lucy Kalanikiekie Davis, 1898.

[Found under: “LOCAL BREVITIES.”]

Edgar Henriques and Miss Kalani Davis were quietly married at the home of Miss Lucy Peabody, Vineyard street, last evening [June 10, 1898], the Rev. Alex. Mackintosh officiating. Only the relatives were present. The newly married couple have gone to Waikiki for their honeymoon.

(Pacific Commercial Advertiser, 6/24/1898, p. 7)

Edgar Henriques...

The Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XXVII, Number 4954, Page 7. June 24, 1898.

What may have seemed a good idea at the time…, 1883.

[Found under: “NEWS OF THE WEEK.”]

Mr. W. H. Purvis, proprietor of the Pacific Sugar Mill and Plantation at Kukuihaele, Hawaii, who arrived in this city per Zealandia, after having completed a tour around the world, brings seven mongooses from India and Africa, and will introduce them on his place on Hawaii. Mr. Purvis has had an opportunity of observing just what the mongoose will do in its native home, and says that it will not molest poultry or come about the premises where people live to disturb anything, but has a perfectly insatiable appetite for killing rats. These are the first mongooses ever brought to these Islands and in all probability they will increase rapidly and prove very useful in destroying all kinds of small vermin.

[One thing is true, they sure did increase rapidly.]

(Pacific Commercial Advertiser, 9/29/1883, p. 5)

Mr. W. H. Purvis...

The Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XXVIII, Number 14, Page 5. September 28, 1883.

Lucy Kaheiheimalie Peabody Henriques has gone on, 1928.


That chiefess born of the land, Mrs. Lucy Kaheiheimalie Peabody Henriques has gone. She was loved by all of us, and she was a precious one among the people. She was going silently away these past weeks. Aloha with unending tears. She went to see the sacred bosom of Kane. The rejected flowers were strewn at Wailua [?? Ua ahu iho la na pua wahawaha i Wailua]; she left grieving behind, her beloved lei, her daughter, Kalanikiekie Henriques. Continue reading